Creative Brain Dump Book

Here is a quick flip through of my creative brain dump book, posted on instagram. I posted a few pictures before. It is my place to do something creative, or just doodle or paint, when I need to get my creativity out but can’t seem to focus on one thing or I am stuck creatively. I use this as my place where I put things I want to look at often, and use various things that inspire me. Scraps of things, postage, cards, business cards that I like, etc. It’s my go to, easy to do when I need to clear my head.

There is no real planning for it. I just grab what I like, I keep a box of goodies on my desk, and go from there…I hope this gives you some ideas when you get ‘stuck’ on what to do next. It might not look pretty to you, but it clears my mind! Do you have one? Would love to see it….

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Happy Crafting,

Liz

What inspired me today…. Project Calm magazine.

So I wanted to do a quick share of this magazine that totally inspires me, Project Calm. I don’t work for them or have any affiliation with them, I just love the articles and the inspiration. I do a quick flip through in the video here, in case you don’t have access to it or want to see what this issue has to offer. I hope it brings you some inspiration, like it has for me. I don’t always have access to the magazines, and when I find it, I enjoy picking it up. I do love taking time out to see what other artists are doing….

Happy Crafting,

Liz

Mini Junk Journal and storage box

Here is my latest mini junk journal. This was so fun to make but I had to think….little. It comes with it’s own storage box. I love this kit, from Jen of Eve Designs. Such a cute mini. The box is so easy to put together, and I’ve used cereal boxes, random cardboard pieces and of course scrapbook paper. I love how addictive it is to make mini boxes. The journal version is also based on the templates, but I put my own little spin to it.

Check out the video below:

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Happy Crafting,

Liz

Junk Journal featuring Calico Collage and J9Scraps on ETSY

My latest Junk Journal features designs from Calico Collage, the Sweet Elegance kit. What a gorgeous collection. It is the perfect spring introduction and it made me think of the warm and sunny days to come. Using some of J9Scraps, ephemera made it a lot more fun. I get to use the tags, envelopes, ribbon and those pins… I just love going through this journal over and over again.

Video Link Here:

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I am doing the happy dance at the moment. A crafter could not be happier, I have the pleasure of joining J9Scraps as a design team member and this will truly bring my crafting to a different level. I do try to keep my creations reused and repurposed as much as possible, but I also love having some variety of materials to play with. This makes me so happy, because I get to use other products in my junk journals and I know that my creations will stay with the owners for years to come, maybe even passed down from generation to generation – I envision my journals being read by my kids, grandkids, etc. Well, at least that is the dream. πŸ™‚

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Happy Crafting.

Liz

 

Creative brain dump… journal prompt

I am finding my creative brain dump moments really enjoyable. Not having to think about what I want to do, just grabbing items from my pile of goodies that bring me happiness. I am trying to use some of my stamps a little more, I’ve been finding that I don’t usually use them because they don’t seem to come out ‘properly’ but that is the beauty of this method, I just grab a stamp and use it… although sometimes I am finding a theme πŸ™‚

I am sure I will go back to these pages at some point, I don’t feel that they are ever ‘finished’ but I do love that when I open my book, there are so many fun inspiration things to look at. My collage of things I already liked.

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Journal Prompt of the day: When you think of an important person in your life, what image or item comes to mind?

Happy Crafting,

Liz